Netflix‘s hit Spanish teen telenovela Elite returning for the show’s upcoming seventh and final season.When the show premiered in 2018, Ayuso played the role of closeted gay Muslim, Omar Shanaa, and instantly became a fan favorite as the character learned to fully embrace his queer identity.While millions adore his on-screen persona, not everyone may be familiar with his journey to becoming one of the hottest actors of his generation.
Here’s all the tea on Omar Ayuso’s rise to fame!If you’re here for some quick trivia knowledge, below are some key stats on Omar Ayuso: A post shared by omar (@omarayuso)Omar was first discovered when he appeared on an episode of the hit series El Continental in 2018, right before he got his role as Omar Shanaa in Elite.
A post shared by omar (@omarayuso)He has acted in several roles in films by directors Jorge Cantos and Jools Beardon. Cantos cast Omar in his 2019 short films Maras’ de Salvador Calvo and Ráfagas de vida salvaje.
Beardon cast him in 2019 as well, in his film Disseminare.His role as Omar in Netflix’s hit show, Elite, brought Omar into the spotlight.